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I Love Playing Chess

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    October Rating List. I Just Missed It By 1300 Points.

    FIDE have published the official October 2012 chess rating list (September list here). The list only includes results from completed tournaments that have been submitted to FIDE in time to be included in the calculations. Results from tournaments currently on-going, such as the...
    Steve212000 Steve212000 51-55 Oct 5, 2012

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    How Do I Play Chess.

    Just play, have fun, enjoy the game.
    DrunkenPawn DrunkenPawn 36-40, F Nov 18, 2009

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    Chess Is T3h Pwnage

    My grandfather is the chess-player in the family. He tried to teach my mum and aunt, but they didn't like it, and nor did my grandmother. When I came along, he taught me, and I fell in love with it.As a kid, I didn't really like playing the traditional chess game XD I mean, I...
    CrabnPickle CrabnPickle 18-21, M Jun 27, 2011

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    Chess Without The Queen

    Playing Chess without the Queen piece which is the Most powerful piece, absolutely taught me not to relay on things that are seemingly garauteed. I started playing Chess along with my siblings around about 9yrs old, was hard at first but I finally become a good player. I...
    6kan6dy6 6kan6dy6 26-30, M 1 Response May 22, 2013

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    Boring and Mundane?

    Chess, a game that conjures up many sentiments.  From boring and dull to exciting and stimulating.  For me Chess is the ultimate game of strategy.  There is no luck, no random chance.  It is just the two players and a board with 32 pieces.  All with...
    Happychappy777 Happychappy777 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 21, 2009

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    I'm Addicted To Chessmaster

    There is this game for the PC called Chessmaster, and I can't stop playing it. I got it from a bargin rack in a shopping superstore, I forget which store. It includes a huge amount of tournement-level tutorials, of which I've barely scratched the surface, and a really good...
    emptyroads emptyroads 26-30, M Feb 23, 2010

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    I just got done playing a few games just cause.

    A little rusty but hey, it will wear off soon. would love to play a game with someone rather than with a computer.
    Dakavu Dakavu 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    EwSpore EwSpore 18-21, M Apr 30

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    Join Me And Play Dazzling Chess,in Spectacular Matches,against The Best Teams,on Chess.com

    Chess.com,is a free site for players of all strengths,who love to play Chess. It just so happens that that describes me to a T. I'm certainly not a strong player,but I do run a few groups,with about 500 members. Some of them are surprisingly strong. What we do is challenge other...
    Steve212000 Steve212000 51-55 1 Response Sep 27, 2012

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    A Chequered Past

    I've always had a strange fascination with Chess. For as long as I can remember, the board has held a strangely enigmatic appeal to me. I remember feeling so envious of the people who had a seemingly natural talent for the game, because despite my intrigue I was totally lacking...
    Emptysoul30 Emptysoul30 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 17, 2012

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    Will The Life Get Better Than This?

    Opening the chess mat with dazzling black and white colours. Feeling the chess pieces in your hands and knowing that they are going to flood all over your brain for next 3 hours. Ensuring that all the coins are neatly arranged and wondering how good your opponent is! Setting up...
    maskedmenace maskedmenace 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 8, 2011

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    Chess Is Perfect.

    To me, playing chess is the ultimate experience. It is 64 perfect squares, and 32 pieces, that can never change, they can never be altered, the knight will always move in an "L" shape, the bishop will always move diagonally, etc. Whenever I do anything, whether it's watch a movie...
    Rivfader Rivfader 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 23, 2013

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    Monumentally Crap

    I am playing a bit of chess at the moment (after not having played for years and years) with a friend from here. I think I have just lost my tenth game in a row. And the stupid thing is...I still love playing chess.Sucker for punishment...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 8, 2011

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    Ah, When It Started

    I remember learning chess from reading it in a book, and making my own set out of K'nex and a pizza box I checkered in with a pencil. Eventually I got a glass set and I love it. Still one of my favorite games!
    SynysterGates510 SynysterGates510 22-25, M Sep 23, 2011

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    Chess Is Life

    for some, chess is boring. others say its a game between the genuises and only the two players can understand.well, im here to prove that the two given samples are wrong. Just how do we define chess? here it is..chess is a game that anyone can play, study how the pieces move and...
    chessknight chessknight 18-21 1 Response Feb 10, 2011

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    Room To Improve

    Sooooo, I'm writing this story because:1. It going to be short & I'm tired.2. Because I really want another trophy.Anyway, I absolutely love to play chess. Unfortunately, I. Lose. Every. Single Time. In fact, the only times I've won, are when a friend was trying out a new...
    Rookie009 Rookie009 22-25, M Oct 2, 2012

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    Something to Do With It Being a Man's Game

    I play chess, love it, and although definiely not a master, I am quite well at it. I guess its the general view that "chess is a man's game, man obviously being the more intelligent geder" that had driven me to it in he first place. The love grew in years. I am more of...
    nishasen73 nishasen73 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 3, 2009

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    A friend's 7 year old daughter taught me how to

    play chess! And then I taught my own teenager how to play. I rarely won against my pint-size teacher, and now my son takes me to the cleaners as well. Kids are brutal sometimes, haha! I start every game with the statement "Ok, no more chances for you!" But we both know I'm...
    SleepingOnSnow SleepingOnSnow 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 16

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    How Do I Play Chess.

    Just play, have fun, enjoy the game.
    DrunkenPawn DrunkenPawn 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 18, 2009

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    When chess was created kings are more careful

    to lose the queen. Queen is the main piece of chess with the queen the king is useless unless if theirs a trade..
    billyaldo billyaldo 22-25, M Mar 26

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    Started Playing..

    A few years ago I got sober and started hanging out with someone who knew how to play chess. The only thing I knew was where the pieces moved. So I started playing chess with this person and now I love playing on my own. I have an account on chess.com and I still play with my...
    sid32 sid32 31-35 2 Responses Jul 26, 2011

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    nikahole nikahole 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    A Long History

    I have been playing chess for about 19 years now. I have played online, played with real life friends, taught some how to play, been in a chess club, and was even in a few Junior Level tournaments when I was younger. My best finish in one of these tournaments was third in a...
    VYP1980 VYP1980 31-35, M Jun 27, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    Absolutely love the game, until I start hitting Bogies and double bogies, then I swear I hate the game. Then I fall in love with it all over again once the pars and birdies start...
    FreqFlyer76 FreqFlyer76 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 8

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    I love playing Okami sooo much!!
    KittyRocket KittyRocket 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 9

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    I love playing video games but almost all of my friends don't . The closest thing to a video game they have played is angry birds.
    Viktoriya1998 Viktoriya1998 13-15, F 17 Responses Jul 9

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    I love playing Xbox if there's anyone who plays out there add xx lewis92 xx
    Lewis21dude Lewis21dude 18-21, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    You guys wanna laugh at my expense? Lol Not too long ago I was over at my boyfriend's place playing Super Mario 3D World or whatever it's called, and it was mine and his cousin's...
    TeddyBearTweaker TeddyBearTweaker 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    I have been playing since I was 8. Played numerous games that its hard to count lol lets say its a very addictive hobby but also helps with stress release. I like the horror genre...
    Anthromorphic Anthromorphic 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 14

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    I started playing Skyrim two days ago for the first time ever and it's sooooooo addicting and fun! I wont be surprised if i'm up all night playing it xD
    RihannaFan1026 RihannaFan1026 13-15, M 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I love watching soccer, playing soccer, studying soccer!Soccer is my life!!!
    Keanureaves Keanureaves 16-17, M Jun 26

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    Love the game. It's been a while since I played. Would love to get to playing more soon
    indibull69 indibull69 46-50, M Jun 27

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    I love being in sweatpants and baggy shirts with no makeup on playing video games and drinking hot choclate am I weird ?
    omfgtori omfgtori 13-15, F 7 Responses Jul 10

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    I love staying up late and playing BF4
    cjwaldrontfb cjwaldrontfb 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 12

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    I've been playing the piano ever since I was 6 years old and I absolutely love it. I play both jazz and classical but I have to admit classical is my favourite and by far Frederic...
    lifesimmer lifesimmer 22-25, F 7 Responses Jul 14

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    PC Games: (Action RPG) MMO: Vindictus TERA Mabinogi Fighters Club Neverwinter Defiance Single Player Multiplayer Games: Killing Floor Resident Evil 6 Broforce Orion Dino Horde...
    Mugenzero009 Mugenzero009 18-21, M 4 Responses Jun 23

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    Okay, question involving Borderlands 2. I have only played 45 minutes or so of the original Borderlands (friend brought it over). Sense December, I have owned Borderlands 2, but...
    SteeredAxe SteeredAxe 13-15, M 4 Responses Jun 25

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    It's not like an obsession or anything. I just like playing with someone's hair whenever they lay beside me or in my lap... ☺️
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F Jun 28

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    Today, I got my new game. It's Watch Dogs! I'm very excited to play this game. And I was trying to renew my Gamestop PowerUp Rewards Pro card, but I didn't had enough money. I'll...
    xHAKIMgot3HUNNAx xHAKIMgot3HUNNAx 13-15, M 4 Responses Jul 1

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    I've been playing since I was 5 years old and now I'm 22. 17 years and I still live this instrument. I remember when I first started, I hate practicing. I would never practice for...
    EllaAfter EllaAfter 22-25, F Jul 2

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    I have always had this obsession with playing in the rain. In order to play in the rain you have to be carefree. I personally have intense moments in my mind when I play in the...
    introvertpower94 introvertpower94 18-21, F Jul 8

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    Why can't I just have a retro lancer irl -_- my life is not complete 😫 Ps been playing gw3 all day with my bro n sis πŸ˜‹ brings back flash backs from summer time when we were...
    muffinpowers muffinpowers 22-25, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've been playing video games since I was 6 :) add me on xbox! : priscxlla.
    priscxlla priscxlla 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Playing this game on my laptop called BloodMoon. Its a text based game but it is a vampire vs werewolf vs hunter. Ive picked a female werewolf and named her Zephyr ( those who have...
    Shad0wCat Shad0wCat 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I absolutely love video games. My main gaming platform is my 3DS, there are so many games that I love & am looking forward to!! I love the Professor Layton series, their puzzles...
    KMargatroid KMargatroid 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    It's so fun I always pick dares who doesent love doing crazy stupid reckless things?i do.(:lol
    Tyelioo Tyelioo 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I love my Xbox I mostly play skyrim oblivion and left for dead
    daisyjane17 daisyjane17 16-17, F 14 Responses Jun 26

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    I feel so sloww hearing Gimme More by Britney Spears first time hearing it in Gta VπŸ˜‚ but love that song 😊😏
    MichelleErmosaa MichelleErmosaa 16-17, F 5 Responses Jun 28

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    Yes I love whacking balls with a metal club lol. No not really i suck at golf but it's still fun and frustrating to play. Just being outside and enjoying the break from life for a...
    holehearted79 holehearted79 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 2

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